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    MPs deny trust vote to 3 ICOIC members

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga (lower house of parliament) on Saturday again denied giving a ... will be appointed by the President with endorsement of the Wolesi Jirga. Qanuni told lawmakers that Gul Rahman Qazi, Mohammad Amin ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 19 - 10:29pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Unity govt idea floated by Afghans: Qanuni

    ... said on Saturday. VP Yunus Qanuni, speaking in the Wolesi Jirga , said the Afghans had discharged their national duty by ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 19 - 10:23pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Logar governor accused of selling stolen oil

    ... it could annoy the governor. Previously, some Wolesi Jirga and Logar council members had accused the governor of ...

    Article - Pajhwok Report - 2014 Jul 17 - 5:03pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Law on privileges for MPs sparks protest

    ... completing their tenure. Earlier in the week, the Wolesi Jirga approved the draft law permitting lower house members to ...

    Article - Pajhwok Report - 2014 Jul 17 - 3:36pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Interior minister and his deputy

    ... KABUL, Jul 16, 2014: Summoned by Wolesi Jirga or lower house of parliament  Omar Daudzai, interior ...

    Photo - Zahra Hamidi - 2014 Jul 17 - 9:08am - 0 comments

    Paghman arson assault a terrorist act: Daudzai

    ... of having hand in the incident, the minister told the Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of parliament. Around 400 tankers were burnt ... the truck parking lot in Paghman.  Briefing the Wolesi Jirga, Daudzai said he was ready to tender resignation the day the ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 16 - 5:39pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Senators nix bill on privileges for lawmakers

    ... their tenure.  Earlier in the week, the Wolesi Jirga approved the draft law permitting lower house members to draw ... considered void. And, if the resolution is approved by the Wolesi Jirga, it can be approved in the next session of the Wolesi Jirga by a ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 15 - 3:22pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Post-retirement perks for MPs blasted

    ... for members of parliament. Two days ago, the Wolesi Jirga (lower house of the parliament) approved the bill allowing ... haram (illegal) and I strongly condemn the move by the Wolesi Jirga.” Ismail Zaki, a human rights activist, believed the move ...

    Article - Hadi Ghaffari - 2014 Jul 15 - 9:37am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    MPs blast administrative board as incompetent

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Monday criticised the house administrative board ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 14 - 4:59pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Law on privileges for MPs draws criticism

    ... measure in this regard. A day earlier, the Wolesi Jirga approved a draft law, allowing lower house members to draw ... number increased after each five years. Presently the Wolesi Jirga has 249 members and the upper house is comprised of 102 members. ...

    Article - Zarghona Salehi - 2014 Jul 13 - 4:15pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments